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MJ King of Pop is no more

Pop icon Michael Jackson, who weaved musical magic with his songs and performances and was called the “ultimate entertainer”, died of a heart attack on Friday, leaving millions of fans in shock around the globe. The 50 year old moon

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INDIA’S TRYST WITH DESTINY

India could offer the world a signal electoral drama next spring, with geopolitical repercussions for the whole Eurasian rimland. Narendra Modi, the charismatic chief minister of Gujarat in northwestern India, will likely run for prime minister against Rahul Gandhi, the great

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What is the Jan Lokpal Bill, why it’s important?

The Jan Lokpal Bill (Citizen’s ombudsman Bill) is a draft anti-corruption bill drawn up by prominent civil society activists seeking the appointment of a Jan Lokpal, an independent body that would investigate corruption cases, complete the investigation within a year

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CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE

It’s time Manmohan Singh must understand that silence and inaction can be equally harmful as dishonesty The expression “Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion,” is used by Dr Manmohan Singh while addressing the AICC session in New Delhi. Forget Caesar’s wife;

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THE CENTURIAN

Even as Sachin Tendulkar reached one of the most significant milestones of his career, he did not fail to acknowledge the efforts of the man who helped him there. Sachin Tendulkar scored his fiftieth Test century in trying circumstances in the

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PEOPLE’S CM

Mixed-bag beginning for Mamta in Kolkata The firebrand leader is now the people’s chief minister. Since May 20, when she walked into Writers’ Buildings to take over the reins of the state, Mamata Banerjee has played the role zealously, often

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The great Lokpal Bill 2011 debate…

A historic opportunity to clean up the mess but? The UPA government headed by Mr clean Dr Manmohan Singh is sitting over a historic opportunity to clean up the corruption mess that is prevalent in the country. But rather than gunning

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